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Centre for Human Developmental Science

The Cardiff University Centre for Human Development Science (CUCHDS) provides opportunities for research and training in the study of human development from conception to adulthood.

The CUCHDS building contains specially designed laboratory space for studies of children and adults, including the WARC sensory room, the Neurodevelopment Assessment Unit (NDAU) and the Waterloo Foundation-funded unit for children referred with developmental issues

CUCHDS has close links with other centres, including:

CUCHDS has united already well-established research centres and programmes into one centre for better research collaboration. The centres and programmes include:

The centre also offers new initiatives in developmental neuroscience and multidisciplinary studies of children’s wellbeing.

Academic staff

Study the psychological factors that cause and maintain emotional and behavioural problems in children.